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Best Pract Res Clin Obstet Gynaecol. 2015 Jul;29(5):700-6. doi: 10.1016/j.bpobgyn.2015.04.007. Epub 2015 Apr 22.

Thyroid disorders during pregnancy and postpartum.

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Section of Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Nutrition, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, USA. Electronic address: elizabeth.pearce@bmc.org.

Abstract

An awareness of the gestational changes to thyroid physiology and the impact of uncontrolled thyroid disease on pregnancy and infant outcome is essential for the successful management of hypothyroidism and hyperthyroidism. This review summarizes strategies for the management of thyroid disease in pregnancy and post partum, and it highlights areas where there is still a lack of consensus.

KEYWORDS:

Graves' disease; hypothyroidism; postpartum thyroid disease; pregnancy; thyrotoxicosis

PMID:
26028555
DOI:
10.1016/j.bpobgyn.2015.04.007
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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